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Dr. Scott's Electric Flesh Brush

One of the more famous quack devices of the 1880's, advertised in Harpers Weekly and other popular magazines. Dr. Scott's 1881 patent claimed merely several magnets embedded in a plastic material and a mold for holding the bristles, which are also embedded in the hard rubber. Marked "Electric" and "The Germ of all Life is Electricity". Fine condition.

the decorative back of the brush

George A. Scott and his quackery

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